2 July 2006

Stories from 2 July 2006

Africa: Is Homosexuality a Religion?

  2 July 2006

France-based Togolese Blogger Kangni Alem reflected on homosexuality in Africa recently. Namely, he tackled claims by some on the continent that homosexuality is a heretic religion. In the process, he mentioned recent “outings” of public figures. A debate ensued that involved Martinique's lesbian blogger Le Blog de [Moi] who'd read...

Global Food Blog Report #23

  2 July 2006

#1: From Berlin,  Delicious Days cooks up a storm and celebrates for the winning of her team Germany last Friday night: Berlin, Berlin, wir fahren nach Berlin! OR Finger Food for the Big Party… The many people who believed that the World Cup may have a positive effect on our...

Mexico's big day

  2 July 2006

Just hours before the presidential elections in Mexico, the run for the presidency seems to be heading to a very tight end. Polls show a very short distance between the two leading candidates. Right now I can’t give you any further details on how the numbers are showing because of...

This week in the Syrian blogsphere

To start off, like always Ammar Adulhamid has a very interesting article about the role that Arab/Syrian Americans are now playing in the democracy fight back home, and the role they could play, giving the example of the Arab-American Anti Discrimination Committee's last conference… The reality is Arab Americans have...

Hong Kong: July first rally: the Anson Chan effect?

  2 July 2006

July first in China is many things. It is the anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party in China, the day in 1997 when Hong Kong was handed over to China and is also the date of one of the largest mobilizations in Hong Kong each year. This year...